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the health care act. the situation in libya was a tinderbox. those brave people who volunteer to work for our safety and our security understood this. it is not the same thing as i'm not a crook. it is not the same thing as aluminum tubes and mushroom clouds. this is always a risk area when people go into a country to try to make peace or solve problems in a dysfunctional government and people are rebelling. yes, that film did have something do with it and there was coverage of it. it was two weeks in the new york times and the washington post that showed that it was already a very dangerous situation and this horrific, and moronic film that came out that degraded their god and their religion was all it took for them -- from situation to explode. i think it is time for us to move on and stop with the distractions and all of the division because that is what this party always does. they point the finger at the women, fear the enemy. upon the finger at the minority, they're are the enemy. they want to divide us. we have to start thinking for ourselves and realize that if we don't come together
outcomes. >> we had a guest here who complained that when we saw similar images in libya and ukraine, members of the senate took to the floor and demanded action, but when it was south sudan, silence. your reaction. >> well, i can see where that argument comes from. i think a lot of people are very frustrated, policy makers around the globe, as to how to get to these two leaders, the president and former president, and how to change their calculations. i don't think some sort of international intervention is on the table here, but there really is a good deal of attention that's going to this. it's not so much why don't people care, it's how can we change their behavior and so far, we're coming up empty. >> how will john kerry's presence at the peace talks be received given the recent threat of u.s. sanctions? >> i think the symbolism of his direct involvement is going to be a good thing, and i suspect there may be conversations about those sanctions and how they can be most impactful. a lot depends on the region, on neighboring countries. it's good to hear secretary kerry is meeting
. double whammy for the president. he had a military action in libya, would thank would show chaos resulted and show terrorists are acting against and killing americans and he says al-qaeda is on the up and bin laden is done. he also said let's reinforce the president's strength on challenges. this is saturday night, everybody important in the administration is cced on this. senator kelly ayotte, who has been all over it, she said this about what this all means. >> we always said r did the video reference come from? now we know it came from the white house. the president is claiming he had been a good foreign policy president, that he had al-qaeda on the run. the other thing in this set of e-mail here that's very troubling is this reference to make sure you mention that al-qaeda has been destroyed. then you saw ambassador rice on every single sunday show saying al-qaeda has been decimated. >> so that e-mail was from ben rhodes who was the deputy national security advisor and maybe -- if you're going think, if it's not the white house trying to be political, which is it clearly looks like w
technological weapons coming from libya so often the guards cannot use them in front of them and they know where to exactly to excavate. the other people are the regular villagers. usually young youth and children are sent by a local person to find objects and they give them money in turn of these objects. >> brown: in february, egyptian tourism police announced they'd broken up a major smuggling ring, recovering thousands of stolen objects. but it remains a pervasive problem. >> ( translated ): we have apprehended tens of people with digging equipment. maybe, on a daily basis, there are at least seven to ten cases of illicit excavation. >> brown: last month egypt's antiquities minister asked the obama administration to impose emergency restrictions on the importation of ancient artifacts. those would allow u.s. customs officials to seize objects that lack official documentation. the u.s. state department says it's open to the idea, but the formal request will take time to submit and approve. but hanna says a global effort is needed. >> i don't think the rest of the world is doing enough. and, a
. another three-day strike is planned next week. >>> in libya the vote for the new prime minister was stopped when gunmen stormed the building and open fired. it linked two of the defeated candidates running for prime minister. several people were injured. this is set to be the final vote to replace the outgoing prime minister who stepped down when armed fighters attacked its family. and iraq preparations are under way to hold the first national elections since u.s. troops withdrew more than two years ago. at least 17 people were injured in two bombings in baghdad. the violence has risen since iraq fighting in anbar province and there are concerns that security will not be able to prevent violence. >> reporter: people in baghdad take advantage of the holiday declared for the elections and try and relax despite the violence that has hit this city in the last few days. massive security operations are under way. the air space is closed flights, shops are shut and there is a 10:00 p.m. curfew. despite that, people say they will vote. >> i'm optimistic for two reasons. number one, i th
, u.s. personnel on the ground in libya were reporting a terrorist assault. in a recent interview, rice said she has no regrets about her appearances on the sunday news show. >> that information turned out in some respects not to be 1en 00% correct but the notion that somehow i or anybody else in the administration misled the american people is false and i think that's been amply demonstrated. >> a national security council spokesperson down played the email. the content reflects what the administration was saying at the time and what we understood to be the facts at the time. the administration's statement did not address fox's principal questions did white house personnel specifically brief rice before the sunday talk shows. >> and all of your research begs the question now what else is there that we don't know and we haven't seen? >> one of the allegations we heard today is that these documents were provided to one of the oversight committees on capitol hill but they were so fully redacted, they couldn't tell what the message was in those emails. it took the courts in a federal
for next week. >>> in libya a vote to choose a prime minister was stopped when gunmen stormed a building and opened fire. they were linked to a defeated candidate. several were inclurd. this -- injured. it was said to be the time vote to replace a prime minister that stepped down when arm fighters attacked his familily. >>> directions since u.s. troops were removed. 7 people were injured in baghdad. sectarian violence has risen since fighters have been driven from anbar problems. there's concerns security will not be able to prevent the violence there. imran khan reports. >> reporter: people in baghdad take advantage of the holiday declared for the elections and relax, despite violence that hits the city. a massive security operation is under way. shops and offices are shut. there's a 10:00 pm curfew. despite that people will vote. >> i'm optimistic for two reasons, number one, i think people will vote for a change. the second. even people who don't want to change will vote because they don't want to feel cheated. >> baghdad is relatively save. the army has been involved in a conflict wi
agency is reporting that gunmen have stormed libya's parliament and opened fire. several people said to be injured, forcing law make he is to stop the vote for the next prime minister, witnesses saying lawmakers were running from the building, we'll have more information on this story of as it becomes available. and coming up on al jazerra america, if you have a smart phone and we know that you do, this story affects you. the supreme court set to see if police are able to go through your phone without a war warrant. >> al jazeera america is a straight-forward news channel. >> its the most exciting thing to happen to american journalism in decades. >> we believe in digging deep. >> its unbiased, fact-based, in-depth journalism. >> you give them the facts, dispense with the fluff and get straight to the point. >> i'm on the ground every day finding stories that matter to you. >> in new orleans... >> seattle bureau... >> washington... >> detroit... >> chicago... >> nashville... >> los angeles... >> san francisco... >> al jazeera america, take a new look at news. so many money stories so
into what went wrong in benghazi, libya. you'll remember four americans were killed in a terror attack there in september of 2012. september 11 to be exact, including the u.s. ambassador to libya, christopher stevens. chief intelligence correspondent is live in washington with the breaking details. katherine? >> thank you, jon. good morning. new benghazi documents released through a freedom of information act lawsuit lead directly to the white house and suggest the senior adviser to president obama played essential rule, susan rice, for her controversial sunday show appearances where she wrongly blamed an internet video for the terrorist attack. among the more than 100 pages of documents released through judicial watch is a september 14, 2012 email from ben, an assistant to the president and deputy national security adviser for strategic communications. this email with the subject line prep call with susan states that one of the goals for her national tv appearances was, quote, to underscore that these protests are in the internet video and not a broader failure of policy. the email wa
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